Man arrested in India over death of Australian Toyah Cordingley
- Police arrested a man in India in connection to the death of Toyah Cordingley in Queensland in 2018.
- The arrest comes after a $1 million reward was offered by Queensland authorities earlier this month.
- Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll says the extradition process to Australia is expected to go smoothly.
The former Innisfail nurse is expected to face court in India “very shortly” and Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll is hopeful of a smooth extradition process to Australia.
QPS officers travelled to India between 27 October and 8 November to share information with local police.
The AFP fugitive apprehension strike team and AFP New Delhi have been assisting QPS in the search and arrest of the murder suspect.
Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll said the death of Toyah Cordingley shocked people in Queensland when it happened in October 2018. Source: Supplied / Queensland Police
Ms Cordingley’s death had shocked and outraged people in Queensland, Ms Carroll said.
“Australian agencies continue to work closely with Indian authorities to pursue Mr Singh’s extradition to Australia, to enable him to face justice,” he said.
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